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Ferry
Ferry Crash: Pier 11 Commuter Story, Chaotic Scene Nothing New For Lower Manhattan
Jan 09, 2013 11:58 AM E
Commuting to Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan has been very different since Hurricane Sandy. The area - and ferry terminal - was devastated. And it's not yet back to normal.
Ferry
Ferry Crash In NYC: Over 50 Commuters Reported Injured In Lower Manhattan Dock Strike [UPDATE & EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS]
Jan 09, 2013 10:12 AM E
Seastreak Wall Street Ferry collides into Lower Manhattan dock. More than 50 commuters hurt.
helicopter crash
5 Americans Die In Peru Helicopter Crash: Crew Was On Oil Exploration Operation [VIDEO]
Jan 08, 2013 22:56 PM E
A helicopter in Peru crashes, killing seven including five Americans. The victims on board are team tasked on an oil exploration operation for Petrominerales Ltd.
Overseas Reymer Tanker
Tanker Hits Bridge Causes San Francisco Investigation: Was The Captain Drunk?
Jan 08, 2013 15:37 PM E
Overseas Reymar Tanker struck the tower base of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge. Authorities will perform drug tests on the captain and crew as part of the investigation on the cause of the accident
Bobcat Attacks Man
Bobcat Attacks Man In Mass. Garage; Roger Mundell Shoots Rabid Animal After Attack [PHOTO]
Jan 08, 2013 12:30 PM E
A rabid bobcat attacked a Massachusetts man in his garage, scratching him over 30 times before he subdued the animal. The bobcat attacked his nephew as well, and both are being treated for rabies.
Elk
Vigil For Elk Killed By Cop: Watch Boulder Residents Mourn Dead Animal [VIDEO]
Jan 07, 2013 14:38 PM E
Boulder residents held a vigil on Sunday for an elk killed by an on-duty police officer.
The sun created two huge eruptions on Friday, producing a super-hot, glowing plasma.
Sun Eruption Massive: Watch Amazing Video Captured On New Year's Eve [VIDEO]
Jan 04, 2013 23:55 PM E
The sun eruption on New Year's Eve was so massive it would be greater than 20 Earths combined, NASA scientists say. The video is so captivating, NASA officials described it as a solar ballet.
American Airline
Woman Dies On Plane Traveling From Brazil: Was Death A Homicide?
Jan 02, 2013 17:24 PM E
A 25-year-old woman was found dead on an American Airlines flight. Homicide detectives responded to the incident and are working with Houston police in the investigation.
Could rescue workers have done more to save a man swept to sea on a California beach?
[UPDATE] Man Swept To Sea: Two Eerie Stories Happen On The Same Day
Jan 02, 2013 14:17 PM E
After desperately trying to save his dog from a treacherous wave, a 59-year-old man was caught by a sneaker wave on a California beach. Though authorities have cautioned against walking into choppy waters, the area's residents wonder whether more could have been done to save Charles Quaid.
Oahu
Oahu Dissolving; Groundwater Eroding Mountains From Inside Out
Dec 28, 2012 12:45 PM E
Oahu is dissolving, sort of. The island won't be going anywhere but it's mountains will disappear one day thanks to internal erosion caused by groundwater, a new study shows.
Long Beach Island
Long Beach Island Winter Storm Damage: LBI Underwater Again After Snow Storm [PHOTOS & VIDEO]
Dec 27, 2012 12:20 PM E
Flooding and a fire has struck Long Beach Island this week.
gas attack syria
Poison Gas In Syria: Rebels Killed As Regime Denies Chemical Weapons [VIDEO]
Dec 26, 2012 12:01 PM E
Syrian activists seek international military intervention as reports claim that poisonous gas attacks from the Syrian regime are targeting Syrian civilians. Syria government denies any attack.
storm
Coming Winter Storm: When Will Severe Snow Storm System Reach New England?
Dec 26, 2012 10:17 AM E
The Weather Channel reported a snow storm system that worked its way across the width of the nation as it will deposit snow from California's Sierra all the way to New England, moving from coast to coast. The Storm is expected to hit the states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine beginning late Wednesday afternoon and continuing overnight.
Lost At Sea
3 Day Trip Becomes 3 Week Ordeal For Men Lost At Sea
Dec 23, 2012 12:18 PM E
Two fishermen had a three-day trip turn into a three-week ordeal when their boat engine malfunctioned and they were adrift in the Caribbean Sea. They men survived on the raw fish they caught and eventually turned to drinking the melted ice that had kept their catch fresh.
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